SEARCH RECORDS
SEARCH MSS
PRINTED BOOKS
INSCRIPTIONS
BIBLIOGRAPHY
GLOSSARY
DIMEV HOME
The Digital Index of Middle English Verse
ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ
DIMEV 3714
IMEV 2300.3
NIMEV TM 1091
Nought to like thou me to lack
Percival, Premonstratensian Canon at Coverham Abbey, Yorkshire, a colophon at the end of a nineteen-foot prayer roll — ten couplets
Author(s): Percival, Premonstratensian Canon at Coverham Abbey, Yorkshire
Subjects: colophons
Versification: — two-line — aa



Manuscript Witnesses:
1.Source: New York, Pierpont Morgan Library G39, (roll)
First Lines:
Noghte to lyke þou me to lake
ffor this schrowyll by hynd ony bake
Bot whare ȝe fynde that I offende
I pray þow mekely it amende…
Last Lines:
…My name it was percevall
Ihesu to þe blys he bryng vs all
Note: Colophon, ten couplets.
Editions:
Legge, W. Heneage. “A Decorated Mediaeval Roll of Prayers.” The Reliquary and Illustrated Archaeologist 10 (1904): 99-112: 111.
Bühler, Kurt. “Prayers and Charms in Certain Middle English Scrolls.” Speculum 39 (1964): 270-78: 278.